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The £50.6bn acquisition by Microsoft of Call of Duty maker Activision Blizzard has sent shockwaves through the computer games industry.
In separate bullish updates to investors, British fashion house Burberry and Swiss giant Richemont reporting soaring sales in the run-up to Christmas.
Chief exec John Foley and other executives flogged millions of shares at prices over $100 before a profit warning triggered a plunge in November.
Plus, ByteDance disbands investment team and French president Macron floats EU security pact with Russia
Pearson brought in former Disney honcho Andy Bird (pictured) in 2020 to spearhead a shake-up that puts digital learning at the heart of the business.
Conviviality owned Bargain Booze and supplied drinks to restaurants and pubs - but collapsed after an accounting blunder led to a fatal profit warning.
Emma Walmsley could not have done more to woo Hal Barron to Glaxo. He was offered a pay package worth more than that of the chief executive.
In a setback for chief exec Emma Walmsley, veteran drug developer Hal Barron (pictured) will step down as chief scientific officer in August.
Unilever, whose brands include Marmite, Dove, Hellmann's and Ben & Jerry's, has seen three bids turned down by GSK in recent weeks.
The potential for interference between 5G signals and the radio altimeters long used by pilots has divided the telecom and aviation industries.
Activision has a lot of popular games that fit into Microsoft’s plans to build a vast library of titles that can be played on all sorts of devices. The metaverse can wait.
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Minister says 402 employers had repaid all the EWSS supports they had received
Official figures show annual rate of housebuilding is close to Government targets
ALDI yesterday opened its first checkout-free store, which allows customers to shop without scanning items or going to the till.
MICROSOFT is to buy video games giant Activision Blizzard, publisher of Call of Duty, for £50.6billion in what is the biggest-ever technology deal.
Flutter the best performers in Dublin as Davy reiterates ‘outperform’ recommendation
The current restrictions have had a "devastating impact" on the cinema industry in Ireland, according to the director of an Irish cinema group
BUSINESS representatives in Bradford have said that Covid-19 restrictions being eased is a “step forward” for the district’s economy.
Airline companies want more time to prepare for the potential impact of 5G frequencies on crucial safety equipment. Here's what that means for you.
THE EU is unlikely to be able to end its reliance on London for key financial services after the bloc caved in with an extension on access to 2025.
The two groups have shown Wall Street rivals how to keep a lid on expenses
Regulators need to be guided by fairness and proportionality in conducting their review